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Read more at: The Conversation: IPCC Report 2021

The Conversation: IPCC Report 2021

10 August 2021

Earth has warmed 1.09℃ since pre-industrial times and many changes such as sea-level rise and glacier melt are now virtually irreversible, according to the most sobering report yet by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report also found escape from human-caused climate change is no longer possible...


Read more at: Developing a new Cambridge City Council Biodiversity Strategy – Consultation

Developing a new Cambridge City Council Biodiversity Strategy – Consultation

9 August 2021

The City Council are developing a new Biodiversity Strategy in response to the declared biodiversity emergency and new initiatives such as the recently launched Cambridge Nature Network. The strategy will build upon the work already delivered through our current Nature Conservation Strategy, seeking to: Secure a measurable...


Read more at: CambPlants: REAP Conference 2021

CambPlants: REAP Conference 2021

2 August 2021

CambPlants is coordinating the University's virtual exhibition stand at REAP Conference 2021 on 10 th November. University of Cambridge staff and students, from any department, are welcome to provide me with any relevant journal articles/posters/short presentation videos/descriptions of agricultural/crop science related...


Read more at: What Works in Conservation 2021

What Works in Conservation 2021

2 August 2021

This week, the sixth edition of Conservation Evidence’s flagship publication, What Works in Conservation , is published. What Works provides a freely-available, comprehensive overview of the expert assessment of evidence for the effectiveness (or not) of management actions collated within Conservation Evidence synopses. It...


Read more at: EIT Food: Creating a Sustainable Future

EIT Food: Creating a Sustainable Future

26 July 2021

Presentation Submission Form | EIT Food EIT Food is a lead sponsor for the New Scientist Live ‘Creating a Sustainable Future’ event taking place on 25 September 2021. As part of the sponsorship, EIT Food will host a virtual room on the event platform to disseminate EIT Food’s projects and activities, to demonstrate our...


Read more at: Internship: Science in Faith Engagement Officer - Sustainability

Internship: Science in Faith Engagement Officer - Sustainability

26 July 2021

Internship: Science in Faith Engagement Officer: Sustainability At - The University Church of St Mary the Great with St Michael, Cambridge Funder - The ECLAS Project: Equipping Christian Leadership in the Age of Science Topic in brief The communication to young people and the public of information about sustainability, in...


Read more at: CCI Campus Operating Measures: 19th July 2021

CCI Campus Operating Measures: 19th July 2021

19 July 2021

I am writing to inform you that new operating measures will take effect in the CCI Campus from Monday 19 th July 2021. These recognise the need to relax some of the more stringent measures that were previously in place, but also the need to continue to mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19 by ensuring a safe and...


Read more at: CCI Knowledge-Exchange Studentships

CCI Knowledge-Exchange Studentships

19 July 2021

Applications open for CCI knowledge-exchange studentships Fostering effective collaborations between academic research and and practice in the field is a key focus for CCI. CCI has now therefore established a project called Fostering action-orientated research for conservation, which brings academics from the University of...


Read more at: The Tony Whitten Conservation Award 2021 – Applications Open

The Tony Whitten Conservation Award 2021 – Applications Open

19 July 2021

Tony Whitten (1953–2017) was an inspirational conservationist who championed biodiversity across Asia and beyond, working as Senior Biodiversity Specialist at the World Bank and more recently as Director of Fauna and Flora International’s Asia-Pacific programme. Alongside helping run conservation projects across Asia Tony...


Read more at: Banking on Butterflies

Banking on Butterflies

1 July 2021

Banking on Butterflies A new collaborative project has been launched between the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust (a CCF partner) and the Insect Ecology Group in the Department of Zoology (UCCRI), which is being officially launched on Thursday 8th July. The project is led by Gwen Hitchcock...